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Add 4/18 and 7/72

4/18 + 7/72 is 23/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 72 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    4/18 = 4 × 4/18 × 4 = 16/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 1 = 72,
    7/72 = 7 × 1/72 × 1 = 7/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/72 + 7/72 = 16 + 7/72 = 23/72

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